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Baker Mayfield an Easy Choice to be Oklahoma's Starting Quarterback

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
Oklahoma’s quarterback battle was one of the biggest in college football this fall, but the intrigue is over in Norman. On Monday, the Sooners announced Baker Mayfield edged Trevor Knight and Cody Thomas for the starting spot for the Sept. 5 opener against Akron. The decision to pick Mayfield as the starter is really no surprise. The Texas Tech transfer was considered the favorite...

College Football's Top 30 Offensive Lines for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
The offensive line is often the most overlooked position for any college football team. While the linemen in the trenches don’t get enough credit, they are often the most important piece to a successful offense. Flashy skill talent and quarterbacks take home all of the accolades and headlines, but neither position can thrive without a solid offensive line. Which teams are strongest in...

The Big 12's Top Freshmen to Watch in 2015

By Allen Kenney, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Recruiting in the Big 12 has declined in recent years, but that doesn't mean the conference lacks for fresh faces that will impact their teams' fortunes this season.Related: Is the Big 12 in the Middle of a Recruiting Crisis? In particular, the league's perennial powers, Oklahoma and Texas, are counting on a number of freshmen to help lead them back to the top of the standings....

Ranking the Top 15 Players in the Big 12 for 2015 (Experts Poll)

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
TCU or Baylor? That’s the big question at the top of the Big 12 in 2015. The Bears and Horned Frogs shared the conference crown last season, with Baylor claiming the head-to-head victory in a 61-58 shootout in early October. The debate between Baylor and TCU continued this offseason, and the Big 12 player rankings reflect the balance of power in the conference. In Athlon’s...

Ranking the Big 12's Best and Worst College Football Logos in 2015

By Athlon Sports, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Just about every sports fan is tied to their team’s logo, which makes ranking logos complicated. To get an educated opinion on what is a good logo and what isn't, Athlon Sports turned to one of the people most responsible for helping produce some of the best-looking magazines on the newsstands, graphic designer Daly Cantrell. Here is what she had to say about the Big 12's...

College Football's Top 10 Dark Horse Playoff Contenders for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
Rankings are a big part of any college football season. Whether it’s preseason projections or the in-season polls from the playoff committee, rankings generate discussion and interest from all 128 fanbases. While some argue preseason rankings have too much of an impact on the actual in-season product, the reality is a playoff contender or national champion can come from anywhere. Need...

College Football's 2015 All-Name Team

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
With 128 teams in the FBS and around 100 players on a roster, there are certainly some interesting names that pop-up throughout the course of production for Athlon's 2015 college football magazine. We took a look through the rosters for the 128 teams and pulled out some of the funniest and more interesting names in college football for the 2015 season. OffenseEquanimeous...

Oklahoma Pulls 3-Star LB Pernell Jefferson out of Louisiana

By Ryan Wright, 11 months 3 weeks ago
The Oklahoma Sooners went deep into the state of Louisiana for a second time in less than two weeks, pulling out another highly recruited talent from the Bayou State. On Monday, OU secured a verbal commitment from 3-star linebacker Pernell Jefferson. Jefferson was a beast for Warren Easton Senior High School in 2014, coming up with 115 tackles, 13 sacks, two fumble recoveries and one pick....

Oklahoma 2015 Fall Camp Preview and Key Position Battles to Watch

By Allen Kenney, 11 months 3 weeks ago
Bob Stoops' 16th season at Oklahoma left a sour taste in the mouths of Sooner fans that has lingered for an entire offseason. Heading into his 17th campaign, Stoops is looking for a spark from new offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley and a return to the “Air Raid.” Despite speculation he wouldn't return, Bob's brother Mike is back to oversee the defense. The Stoops...